Property Details

33+ Acres of Mountain Land in Morganton, NC


Lucky Dog Price: $145,175
Market Value: $260,700
Savings of 44%!!

Acreage Zoning Flood Zone Utilities Survey Perc Test Access
33.66 Acres R-MU (Rural Mixed-Use District) No Electric: City available
Water: Well needed
Sewer: Septic needed
No No Yes

Nestled within the beautiful town of Morganton, NC, 33.66 acre property offers the perfect landscape for your dream home. Nestled in an offshoot of the Appalachians, its highest points can be found along the southern boundaries. Standing several hundred feet above the views of Burke County to the north, it is a vantage point that captures the essence of elevation and serenity. Enjoy Lake Creek located on the upper east side of the property.

Morganton, NC is a charming town with a rich history and a variety of activities for residents and visitors alike. Explore the historic downtown area, Lake James State Park, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Caverns, and more! This property is an escape from the chaos of the world, a refuge to retreat into town a couple of days a week. The wooded expanse, dominated by hardwoods and accented by evergreens on the slopes, echoes with tales of a timber's last cut in the 1940s. Some pockets, hidden in the draws, cradle untouched history, waiting for the next chapter to unfold.

Power is accessible from the east, tracing a path along a north-south road near a rustic cabin. This road, beyond its quaint charm, extends north into Silvercreek Development's Phase I, offering a secondary gateway to the entire area. The main access road along the southern boundaries is a 15-minute westward drive to the main highway connecting Morganton with Rutherfordton, unfolding a well-maintained NC State Gamelands road. It serves not only as a conduit to the property but also as a fire service road, a link to the vastness of State Lands to the south, and a gateway to the western reaches of South Mountains State Park.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of Morganton’s beauty and create your own haven on Roper Hollow Rd. Contact us today to explore the endless possibilities that this prime real estate has to offer.

Closest Street Address:


*This is NOT the address of the property, but a neighboring lot and should only be used for directional purpose and general area location. This address/property is not related to this listing in any way. Please do not disturb any neighbors.

Disclaimer: All information provided is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Buyers are encouraged to conduct their own due diligence. Survey provided is not of subject property.

Permitted Uses
Some may require a conditional or special use permit. Limitations and exclusions may apply. Not all uses may be listed below. See the zoning document and call the county to confirm.
Single family dwellings Motel/Hotel/Lodges/Bed and Breakfasts Automobile sales, service, and storage
Manufactured/mobile homes Agricultural and farming Beauty and barber shops
Multi-family dwellings Nursery and landscaping services Flea markets
Commercial and retail buildings Campgrounds Antique shops
Industrial Churches Communication towers
Manufactured/mobile home park Kennels and veterinary facilities Cemeteries
Day care, nursing homes, and family centers Schools and educational facilities Forestry

Site Address: Roper Hollow Rd - Morganton, NC 28655

County / State: Burke County, NC

Parcel Number: 39000 / 1678873962

Parcel Size: 33.66 acres

Parcel Area: 1466229.6 sq ft

Zoning: R-MU (Rural Mixed-Use District)

# of Dwellings Allowed to be Built: Duplex family dwellings - 2 family dwellings

Flood Zone: No

Electric: City available, to be verified by buyer

Water: Well needed

Sewer: Septic needed

Survey/Plat Map: None

Percolation Test: No

Property Access: Yes

Legal Description: None

Subdivision: N/A

Center GPS Coordinates: 35.608672, -81.764680

RV Parking / Living Allowed: Yes

Mobile Homes Allowed: Yes

Farming Allowed: Yes

Livestock Allowed: Yes

Both Surface & Mineral Rights Included: Yes

Timber Rights Available: Yes

Annual Taxes:  $265.69 (2023)

HOA Fees / Name of HOA: N/A

Elevation: 2,418.6 ft

Elementary School: Salem Elementary School

Middle School: Table Rock Middle School

High School: Robert L Patton High School

Buyers Agent Commission Offered: 3%

Title Provided: Warranty Deed w/ Title Insurance

Optional Seller Financing with down payment of $110,000. No credit check. Property sold at retail market value $260,700, if seller financed. Payments start as low as $1,492 for 360 months. Other payment options available. No pre-payment penalty. Notes are held at 11.5% annual interest. Seller financing options require a $9.95/mo. note service fee. A one-time $299 document fee applies to all cash and financing sales.


Coming from I-40 in Morganton, NC and heading west, you should take exit 103 toward Rutherfordton. From there, turn left onto US-64 W and continue until you reach Roper Hollow Rd. Once you're on Roper Hollow Rd, keep going until it turns slightly right and becomes another section of Roper Hollow Rd (which is a restricted usage road). At that point, the property you're looking for will be 2.8 miles away.

Terms and Conditions

Seller financing options require a $9.95/mo note service fee. Seller financing is only available with a full asking price offer. Any down payment or funds received are NON-REFUNDABLE. We are a national real estate investment company and in most cases we have not viewed the property in person. All of the information for this property that we are aware of has been disclosed within the listing details on our website. Please direct any additional questions regarding this property to the associated city/county governmental agency. Buyer is responsible for performing their own due diligence to verify all information is accurate and to be sure the property fits their needs. This property may still be in the process of closing with the previous owner and the deed will be transferred into our name shortly. In the meantime, this property is being pre-marketed with the permission of the previous owner. This property is guaranteed to be sold with a Warranty Deed and full title insurance.

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